Indonesian Rising Star to perform at Borneo Jazz 2012

KUCHING, May 1, 2012 –  Virtuoso pianist Nita Aartsen has been described as the rising star of Classical and Jazz in Indonesia. She has held the post of State Pianist for 15 years and while in ...

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DAS GOLDENE STADTTOR (GOLDEN CITY GATE) AWARDS FOR SARAWAK

Kuching, March 24, 2012 – The Das Goldene Stadttor (Golden City Gate) Awards (Gold Prize) which was won by Sarawak in the Print Campaign Category, at ITB Berlin travel show, was this morning presented to ...

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Let’s hear about this exciting group – THE STRING SISTERS

Live at Rainforest World Music Festival 2012THE STRING SISTERS is a band that I’ve been lusting over for a long time. Six of the world’s leading female Celtic violinists backed by an all male rhythm ...

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ANOTHER RECOGNITION FOR RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL (RWMF)

Kuching, 29 March 2012 – Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) has been voted for the 3rd consecutive year in 2012, as one of the top 25 Best International Festivals by renowned world music magazine, Songlines. According ...

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What is…BUAH ENGKALAK??

'Buah' means fruit in Bahasa Malaysia. So buah engkalak simply means ‘engkalak’ fruit. All of our three trees are fruiting again and this week we harvested a big basketful.  Engkalak or Litsea garciae belong to the same family as avocado. I didn’t ...

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NOTICE OF CLOSURE PAINTED CAVE TRAIL , NIAH NATIONAL PARK

Please be informed that the Painted Cave Trail is temporarily closed with immediate effect until further notice.This is due to the maintenance works of the plank walk system. The main gate at Gan Kira is ...

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NEW COOL COLLECTIVE – The Netherlands Band to Perform at Borneo Jazz 2012

KUCHING, March 6, 2012 – For three consecutive years since 2009, bands from Holland had enlivened the Borneo Jazz Festival in Miri with their Dutch flavours. Coming May 11-12, another Dutch band, the New Cool Collective, ...

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Putting an international jazz line-up together

Borneo Jazz is actually just round the corner. It’s a definite East-West flavor there this year. And a fairly balanced mix (I think!) of men and women musicians.F.V.E. ProjectMost emotional setting at the ...

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Authentic Iban Longhouses in Central Region of Sarawak

In Sarawak, a visit to an authentic longhouse is considered a must.In the Central Region of Sarawak, an Iban longhouse is one of  the main attractions for tourists. Several other ethnic groups traditionally ...

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Jakarta big bikers love Sarawak open roads

A long, long way they came and Sarawak Travel thank them for coming. Bon voyage to our new-found friends from Indonesia. The convoy left for Pontianak this morning.45 big bikers travelled all the ...

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JUNGLE BEATS IN BORNEO

SWING into the jungles of Borneo and groove to music by international artists at the Rainforest World Music Festival from July 13 to 15 this year. Student Flights has a festival package for music lovers to ...

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RWMF 2012 FOOD MART AND VILLAGE MART

Kuching,19 January 2012– Applications are now opened to vendors who are interested to take part in the Food Mart and the Village Mart for the forthcoming 15th Rainforest World Music Festival to be held from ...

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